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Cabinet approves MoC between India, Kyrgyzstan to strengthen healthcare

13 June 2019 | News

The Memorandum of Cooperation intends to strengthen healthcare systems

image credit- iamwire.com

image credit- iamwire.com

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) between India and Kyrgyzstan for collaborative research work on High Altitude Biology and Medicine and aiming at further development and strengthening of mutual relationships in science and medicine, especially in high altitude biology and medicine.

The MoC will help in understanding the physical and mental picture of soldier system at high altitude and mitigate the high altitude related maladies by using Yoga practice, herbals and neutraceuticals in Indian and Kyrgyz solders/population.

The Cabinet has also approved the proposal of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare for signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Health of the Kyrgyz Republic in the field of Health.

The Memorandum of Cooperation covers the following areas of cooperation:-

  • Strengthening of healthcare systems;
  • Non-communicable diseases, communicable diseases and anti-microbialresistance;
  • Development of hospital management systems and health informationsystems Hospital Management;
  • Maternal and child health;
  • Medical Researches;
  • Exchange of experience in transplantation of kidney and liver, cardiacsurgery, oncology, orthopedics, traumatology, etc.;
  • Improving capacity of human resources in the field of health;
  • Exchange of information and experience in the field of regulation ofpharmaceuticals & medical devices circulation;
  • Exchange of experience and information on good practice of clinical trials ofmedicines and medical products;
  • Integrated surveillance of diseases;
  • Arranging visits for the experience exchange among physicians, nurses andIT-specialists;
  • Exchange of experience on e-health;
  • Providing  opportunities   for  health  specialists   to  receive  training  andprofessional development at the "India-Kyrgyz Center for InformationTechnologies" with further internships in the Republic of India;
  • Health Tourism; and
  • Any other area of cooperation as may be mutually decided upon.

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